Call for Demonstrations

Submission deadline: June 30

Running for its third year, Data for Policy conference series has proven to be a leading international discussion forum around the theory and applications of Data Science as relevant to governments and policy research. The 2017 conference introduces a special Demonstration Track alongside the poster sessions to provide a showcasing opportunity for new tools, technological advances, and services offered in this emerging field. The conference committees would particularly welcome policy relevant demonstrations from the following communities:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Blockchain Technologies

The contributions must demonstrate state of the art technology and must be run live, preferably with some interactive parts. The submission deadline for this special track is Friday, 30th June. There will also be an associated special industry panel at the main conference proceedings.

The Demonstration Track is chaired by Prof Jon Crowcroft from Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, and supported by CognitionX.

Demo Submissions: Up to 1000 word description should be submitted including the following main sections:

  • The technology demonstrated
  • The elements of novelty
  • The live action part
  • The interactive part
  • The equipment brought by the demonstrators
  • The equipment required from the track organisers